Number of persons on board

Introduction/Additional information: 

This message should be sent by inland vessels only, to inform about the number of persons (passengers, crew, shipboard personnel) on board. The message should be sent with binary message 6 preferably on event or on request using IAI binary functional message 2.

Alternatively the Standard IMO binary message “number of persons on board” (IAI number 16) could be used.

Registrant: 
EU
Message number: 
6
DAC: 
200
FI: 
55
State: 
in force
Number of slots (max): 
1
Permitted as from: 
10/10/2007
Details: 
 Parameter    Bit    Description  
 Message ID   6  Identifier for Message 6;  always 6
  Repeat Indicator   2  Used by the repeater to indicate how many times a message has been repeated. Default = 0;  3 = do not repeat any more
 Source ID   30  MMSI number of source station  
 Sequence Number   2  0 - 3  
 Destination ID   30  MMSI number of destination station  
  Retransmit Flag   1  Retransmit Flag should be set upon retransmission: 0 = no retransmission = default;  1 = retransmitted. 
 Spare   1  Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future use.  
 Application Identifier   16  As described in Table 2,6  
 Number of crew members on board   8  0 - 254 crew members, 255 = unknown = default  
 Number of passengers on board   13  0 - 8190 passengers, 8191 = unknown = default  
 Number of shipboard personnel on board   8  0 - 254 shipboard personnel, 255 = unknown = default  
 Spare   51  Not used, should be set to zero. Reserved for future use.  
   168  Occupies 1 slot